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Student Accommodation

  • Priority is given to students who make the university their first choice
  • There are 1200 rooms on the Stoke-on-Trent campus, within easy reach of teaching facilities. Room options include en-suite and standard, in traditional halls and student houses. Much of the accommodation opens onto gardens, fields, or intimate courtyards. Outside space, with built-in furniture, fairy lights, beanbags, pizza ovens, fire pits and electric points for music, is the perfect all-year-round space to enjoy.
  • A further 50 rooms are sited near the Stafford Centre of Excellence, but off campus at Tedder Court.

Accommodation Costs

Self-Catered from £3,705 to £4,875 per year

The costs above are for the academic year 2019/20

Student Life

  • Stoke-on-Trent is the home of the UK pottery industry and is widely know as the World Capital of Ceramics.
  • Staffordshire University's main campus is located in Stoke-on-Trent, which was a finalist in the UK City of Culture 2021. Despite not winning the title, partners involved in the bid are forging ahead with the city's cultural transformation plans – including significant investment in cultural attractions and the public realm.

Nightlife and Culture

  • The city's nightlife includes live music at The Sugarmill and Underground, and a variety of nightclubs including Fiction. On campus, the LRV venue hosts regular club nights, DJ sets and live music.
  • Those in search of culture can see performances at The Regent Theatre or The New Vic, or discover the city's ceramic heritage by visiting Middleport Pottery, Emma Bridgewater or World of Wedgwood.
  • Retail therapy can be found in Stoke-on-Trent's cultural quarter with a variety of independent shops, cafés and restaurants, while the Intu Potteries shopping centre includes high street retailers and a new multiscreen cinema and dining complex. Also nearby is Festival Park.
  • Football fans can watch a game at local Championship club Stoke City FC or League Two side Port Vale.
  • Other attractions in the area include Waterworld, Trentham Estate, Alton Towers and the Peak District.


  • The City campus is within a mile's walk of Stoke-on-Trent city centre, with regular bus services throughout the day and evening. Located next to Stoke train station, the university has excellent transport links with easy access to Manchester, Birmingham and London. 
  • Stafford Centre of Excellence is situated approximately 1 mile from the county town, which is well served by Stafford railway station and the M6 motorway.